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broadcast center. this is abc seven news at 11 p.m. on your side. >> where keeping a close eye on the brain -- we are keeping a close eye on the weather. some big problems on the roads. >> we will take a look at holiday travel but let's get of over to dougill -- hill. what do he need to plan for? >> a couple of icy spots possible. we are down to 30 and gusty winds and getting colder everywhere but the winds dried out a lot of pavement as this coastal storm is racing and nova across maine scotia. a few leftover snow showers leaving some flurries here. clearing skies and gusty winds and cold temperatures into midnight. the wind advisory -- temperatures right now, 28 in northwest washington. temperatures will fall and it will feel colder than what the
temperatures indicate because of windchill. we will wake up in the morning, 21 in frederick, 24 and the .ield area do improving weather for things giving day and beyond but the story tonight, icy patches. keep an eye out early tomorrow. >> thank you. now to the impact weather is having on many of you trying to get into town or out-of-town. even some delays for air travelers. >> thanks giving eve is the business day for holiday travelers. it can sometimes be a nightmare. in the roads clear just in time. salt trucks were on standby but
the snow that blew through wednesday afternoon and into the evening did not stick along this stretch. .raffic was heavy in spots their hometown was hit hard by snow. theirand route to visit daughter. >> there was a time when you cannot see very far. not a lot of traffic. >> traffic was great. >> the hardest part of their trip was getting out in the elements to pump gas. the mid toust made high 30 plus feel like the 20's. >> it is cold and windy and i am from west africa. it never gets this cold. somee weather slowed down passengers trying to head home for holiday time. >> we have been waiting six months so we can wait a few minutes longer. >> her family had been waiting
several months to see her husband who is returning from military training but his flight has been delayed. >> have been having daily countdowns. we started hourly countdowns and wednesday were accounting minutes and now we're start counting minutes -- we are still counting minutes. >> that -- this day is the busiest day to leave for the thanksgiving holiday. sunday is the busiest day to return home. >> thank you. many of you folks out there will decide to go out there and brave the cold weather. hit the stores in a matter of hours from now. you are already camped out to get the blockbuster deals. crossroads.iley's checking in. how is he going out there? rex it is going very cold. that windchill was talking about, that is ridiculous. some folks are staying out here with a blanket like that man right there. most people are staying in tents
tonight because one. this is the biggest tent we have in this tent city that has developed outside this best buy. we have another one here. the guy over here has been waiting all night for a chance. he says it is still coming. here.ave more tents this got here around noon. despite what you may think, these folks say staying out here is worth it. the night wore on, the 10 city kept growing. despite a painful windchill. these folks plan to be here for a while. >> tomorrow, 6:00 a.m. >> i got there this afternoon. it is their second straight year. friends. of my closest >> they got a lot of reaction. >> you are crazy. people are taking pictures. lex would you ever do something like that? >> in the summertime. it is crazy.
i would never do it. >> i did start -- and stand in line for my ipad once. p.m.this year it is 6 tomorrow. stores are opening earlier and some say it is not a good thing. >> employees should be home with their families. >> you got to think about your employees, too. >> some feel the same about the tent dwellers. >> you should be home with her family on thanks giving. not sitting outside. >> for the castro family, doing this for the fourth time, it is on holiday tradition. >> it is kind of fun spending time with her family around thanks giving. i really like it. that is why i do it every year. goal what is the ultimate of all the folks who are camping out and sitting out here? most of them tell me the one to get either computers, video definition --high-
high definition television. >> they have to spend that on a flu shot afterwards. we will see later. here is what you can expect if you plan on shopping tomorrow night. best buy opens up tomorrow at 6:00 a.m. and target. opening at 8:00 p.m. it is important to know that there are big box retailers that them,e closed. among burlington coat factory, the warehouse stores like costco and sam's club as well as the team stop and tj maxx. >> if you are getting up early to go shopping, tune into "good morning washington" and we will update the forecast and see what you can expect. if you plan on shopping at all
during the thanks giving holiday. happening in leesburg. complaints of people in the area claiming to be law-enforcement officers. claimh case the criminals the money is to sell some kind of a debt or to avoid criminal charges. if you think that you are a victim of this kind of crime them a contact police immediately. >> police in anne arundel county released him and killed in -- released. junior was shot and killed. investigators do not have a motive that they do not believe -- but they do not believe the shooting was random. >> another delay for the affordable health care act. the obama administration is delaying the enrollment for small business owners for a year. potentially this means that those owners will have time to shop around and compare plans. some say it is another blow for
trouble back. >> that is for the online sign- up portion. they can sign up through patient, -- an agent, a broker, or an insurer. more of bad news for the president's signature plan. another stunner for the country's already battered health care law. it is a delay for small businesses. >> delays, delays. >> the white house is saying another year before businesses can enroll online. three days before president obama's self-imposed two repair the website. the feds are trying to lower expectations trade >> to be clear, november 30 is not represent a relaunch of healthcaret.gov. it is not a magical day. >> the spanish language version does not work right yet. users are told to call a phone center. 30% of hispanics are not insured.
who do not have insurance, what are they supposed to do right now? i am disappointed in obama. x john boehner tweeting, "another broken promise that leaves americans asking what is thousands are setting up through their state run websites and on the streets there were those who told us they're willing to wait it out. could take as much as two or three more years. i am fine with that. whatere are jitters about will happen when that fixes must be complete. up,- if 200,000 try to sign there would be website crashes. is joiningrict the push.ates in the president had asked the plans be extended for one year.
the department of insurance is more than 21,000 district residents will have to buy new policies. >> police arrest a man accused of looking into apartment bedrooms and windows. arrestedounty police joseph garrett, junior. a witness tells police they saw garrett hiding by an air- conditioning unit and looking into apartments. officers say they found drugs on him. he is charged with being a peeping tom and drug possession. >> the longtime headquarters of "the washington post" is sold for 150 nine dollars. graham holdings company come the former parent company, announced a deal today. it is expected to close at the end of march. the will lease space in building until 2015. the newspaper's new owner, jeff bezos, said he is looking for a new home. man lame piece of john of
it and appeal and phil -- slipped on a banana peel and fell to the ground. -- maurice owens for $15,000. the video shows he dropped the banana peel himself before he stepped on it and fell. he is charged with second-degree fraud. video of the day. if you want to see more of it. judge for yourself about what happened. check out our website, wjla.com. >> these days, everything is on camera. there is always a camera somewhere. an unusual spot. what was found painted on the side of the space shuttle. >> three girls escaped captivity inside their own home. what police found when they arrived there. >> ethics giving >> you are watching abc seven
own home. two of the girls escaped out of the window and ran off to a neighbors home to get help. when police arrived, they found a massive alarm system including wires to each girl's bedroom. door,one who opened the there would be immediate notification to others. >> the girls her age 12, 13, and 17. the 17-year-old kept a journal that police are examining now as evidence. richter and sophia withr is charged kidnapping, and child abuse. ofre stepfather is accused sexual abuse. built onplica was years ago to give people inside look. elyse hope surveillance video will lead to an arrest. in celebration of hanukkah, the first candle was lit on the national minority lighting at the ellipse. it is a highly unusual thing for
hot -- things giving and hanukkah to overlap. the next time this could happen, 79,000 years from now. >> we will not be here for that. in keeping with tradition, resident obama saved a turkey from the thanksgiving table. the winner was named top koran. 65th turkey -- saved. >> the office of the president is the most powerful tradition of the world and brings with it many awesome and solemn responsibilities. it is not one of them. >> both of the birds were hatched and raised in minnesota. they will be on display until january 6. after that they will live out their lives in lee's berg, virginia.
>> they were calling this the real life "hunger games." good news weather-wise? >> i think so. >> the fact is the winds have dried a lot of the pavement and roadways. we have puddles and those are the spots that could freeze overnight. we will tell you about our main concern. not -- not widespread at all. definitely a chilly things giving day. the temperatures will stay chilly below average for a while yet to come. 37 degrees, 37 mile an hour wind. these are the highest gusts today in this column and this is the rainfall total. only three inches in shady side. silver spring close to three inches and urbanna and springfield over two inches. add in the strong wind gusts. 28 miles per hour in arlington
treated rockville, 29. and woodbridge at 32. the rain total was impressive. any much the numbers we were expecting. we had wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour and at -- at washington-dallulles. for a couple of hours. the winds would not be a problem by late tomorrow afternoon. the windchill is an issue. we saw reporters out there shivering in the chill. like 19 in frederick. 23 in downtown washington. below temperatures at or freezing in many areas. -- you doing to drop 21 continuing to drop 21-26. temperatures up and down the east coast here. that was the track of this fast- moving east coast storm.
that is out of the picture. the cold wind are pouring in from the great lakes. even colder air to the north. it will stay colder than average. just about the time you think that is behind us, maybe another big batch of cold coming our way. dust and cold winds and high pressure. lots of sun tomorrow. just a little bit of snow left over. nearwill diminish except lake erie and ontario. 20's.g up from the 34 to 36 generally. it will be a chilly one. lots of dry weather. the coast weem off will keep an eye on but for now we are keeping the forecast dry with an ever -- with a slow warming trend.
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desk area brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> after beating the lakers last night for their fourth win in five games, the wizards traveled to milwaukee to play the bucs. would the team be a factor tonight? let me take you back to the bradley center. wizards in red. i had to battle down three. -- they had to battle down three. that is a big play in this ballgame. play.eration look at this, bank. this game was tied at 87. the wizards were headed into overtime. and he had a big-time trade. and bring onton the turkey. wizards win for the fifth time in six games 100-92. let's go to cleveland. working on the lebron james. a little shaken break -- they can make. gets past the run --
lebron. cavs 95-84.t the what happened to the 3-1 caps second period lead? it finished. ht centeree straig goals. that was deflected. it was 4-4 with under three to play. here comes the. are you serious? 5-4 ottawa. washington has lost four in a row. the redskins are trying to get it together. refocus and prepare for the giants sunday night in prime time. it is a pick them game. while that happens it is interesting to watch the dynamics the redskins -- at redskins park. rg iii, not the sole reason they are three and eight. he has gotten a lot of criticism. a lot of folks say he has earned me" ands like "rg
others. he spoke about some subjects including the comments made about his dad being in the locker room with him after the loss to the 49ers. >> he meant no harm. anyone who out -- out there who , i going after my dad will protect him. that is my family. he is not overstepping any bounds. i respect that. i hope that you respect that and back off. dixon is a terp again. welcome back. he was a consensus all-american and the final four mbp and led maryland to the 2002 national championship. he good karma to put around that young maryland terrapins team. rex